Wednesday, May 23, 2007


Crap management

Helen's at an interview for a new job this afternoon, and I'm praying she gets it. The level of management ability and sensibility at the South Bank Centre where she works has always been low, but nowadays it is reaching uncharted depths of ineptitude. Her entire small team of educators and interpreters has just been made redundant in an ill-considered restructure and they're all feeling understandably low. In the midst of this arrives a senior South Bank manager to give them all new things to do while they work out their notice period who tells them they must "go the extra yard". Now apart from this being a horrible management cliche, just what sort of "extra yard" dedication do you get by making good people redundant? The same manager then complains about the office atmosphere, and says SHE needs comforting ....


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